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Austin Aquatic Club Goes to Corpus Christi (1966)

An Austin Aquatic Club visit to a Corpus Christi beach is captured in this 1966 home movie footage. The Austin Aquatic Club, now known as Longhorn Aquatics, was coached and directed by former All-American Longhorn water polo swimmer, Wally Pryor from 1953 to 1975. This mob of candid youths mug for the camera and take

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The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 24 – Scene from Hollow Rock Mountain (1976)

This footage captures several takes of a scene from a fiction student film, Hollow Rock Mountain. The film was made in 1976 by students from Timpson High School, shot at various locations around Timpson and Shelby County.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 23 – Playing Twister at Timpson High

This home movie from the 1970s captures Timpson High School students messing around on campus, happily climbing trees and playing games of Twister.

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 4 – Lucy’s Wedding and Apollo XI Parade (1969)

This home movie from Houston captures scenes of a Gonzalez family wedding and the welcome home parade for the astronauts of Apollo XI following the moon landing of July 20, 1969. Scenes of an exuberant Lucy Gonzalez exiting the church open the film before the ticker tape parade down Main Street in Houston. The parade

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The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 8 – Timpson Hallways (1977)

This home movie from 1977 captures scenes from Timpson High School in East Texas. Some students paint a large picture of bear, the school’s mascot, while others congregate in the hallways, dancing and singing.

The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 3 – Spirit of ’76 Talent Show

This home movie from captures scenes of the 1976 Timpson Schools PTA pageant and talent show, themed

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 3 – Double Birthday Party (1970)

This home movie from 1970 features scenes of a birthday party for two Gonzalez women. They blow out the candles, pass around the cake, and dance happily for the remainder of the night.

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 7 – Cristela’s Quincea

This home movie captures scenes of the donor, Cristela Gonzalez, celebrating her quincea

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 8 – The Quincea

This home movie captures scenes of Cristela Gonzalez

The Cristela Gonzalez Bond Collection, no. 5 – Cristela’s 8th Grade Graduation and Dance (1964)

This home movie captures scenes of Cristela Gonzalez’s 8th grade graduation at St. Joseph’s Church in Houston’s 6th Ward. After a serious ceremony at the church, the kids cut loose at the Gonzalez residence with plenty of dancing.